• Cold, Wind, and Quetzals

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Cold is subjective. At least how a person feels about temperature. It's true! I have heard many people in Costa Rica mention the freezing cold weather, or how cold it is...when it's 65 degrees. If I had grown up only knowing warm, humid weather, I would feel the same.
    But I didn't grow up in the tropics. As much as I dig the biodiversity, experiencing the constant production and growth and profusion of life at all levels, I grew up in much colder places. Places with sweater weather in fall, places where we rejoiced when spring days became a balmy 60, places where the wind chill became so...
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